Pawn Shop Offset Special


Model #: 0143402303

Pawn Shop Offset Special, Maple Fingerboard, 2-Color Sunburst

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Pawn Shop Offset Special, Maple Fingerboard, Black

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Pawn Shop Offset Special, Maple Fingerboard, 2-Color Sunburst

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Les instruments de la gamme Pawn Shop s'inspirent des créations Fender plus excentriques des années 1960 à 1970, qui se sont parfois révélées au grand jour et ont marqué les pages les plus ésotériques de l'histoire de Fender. Fabriqués dans un souci de qualité et de sonorités résolument modernes, ils réunissent une alchimie créative de divers composants Fender. Cette nouvelle gamme Pawn Shop 2012 propose une collection inédite et peu conventionnelle de “guitares qu'il suffisait d'inventer”.

La Pawn Shop Offset Special constitue l'un des modèles les plus singuliers de Fender. Elle possède un corps semi-creux présentant deux pans coupés avec une ouïe en f et une ligne magnifiquement inclinée, une paire de micros humbucker JZHB aux sonorités phénoménales avec un sélecteur à trois positions, et un chevalet Adjusto-Matic™ avec une tige de vibrato flottante de style vintage. S'inspirant du passé, cette guitare est résolument tournée vers l'avenir.

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Almost amazing

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Jakely on February 20, 2014 (updated February 25, 2014)
Amateur Blues Funk Jazz Alternative Rock Classic Rock Pop Rock Country Bluegrass Punk

Finally, Fender has released the kind of guitar I've always wanted... well, sort of. All maple neck, semi-hollow body, Jazzmaster pickups and vibrato, unique minimalistic styling; It should be an indie rocker's dream come true.

However, the stock electronics are useless. I was so excited to receive this guitar as a Christmas present and started playing it, then immediately was disappointed when I plugged it in. The JZHB's, stacked humbuckers with metal slug pole pieces, are in stark contrast to a real Jazzmaster pickup, a wide single coil with alnico magnet pole pieces. The output is far too high (neck pickup measures about 15k ohms, bridge pickup measures a ridiculous 30k ohms). It distorts my vintage tube amp at very low gain without providing any brightness. As usual, I also need to replace the tone capacitor with a value that doesn't sap all of the treble at a small turn of the dial. It amazes me how Fender can make such brilliant products while totally ignoring simple, but major aspects, Musicians don't want to buy a guitar for over $700 when they have to replace the electronics as soon as they get it, especially when they can find Squiers with good playability and better sounding pickups for less than half the price.

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Who would have thought

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D Marshall Saba on December 25, 2013
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Who would have thought I would like this guitar so much. The blend of the JZHB Humbuckers with the Bridge - Vintage Style "Floating" Tremolo and the Tremolo Locking Button is a killer combo. Together with the semi - hollow unique shape and an F - hole to boot!

Unique look, Great sound!

I am running it through an American Made Fender Blues Jr. 1998. Wow, sounds great clean and dirty.

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Model Name: Pawn Shop Offset Special, Maple Fingerboard, 2-Color Sunburst
Model Number: 0143402303
Series: Pawn Shop
Color: 2-Color Sunburst

Body

Body
Body Material: Alder
Body Finish: Polyester
Body Shape: Other

Neck

Neck
Neck Material: 1-Piece Maple
Neck Finish: Urethane
Neck Shape: Forme en C 60's
Scale Length: 25.5" (64.8 cm)
Fingerboard: Maple
Fingerboard Radius: 9.5" (24.1 cm)
Number of Frets: 21
Fret Size: Medium Jumbo
String Nut: Sillet en os synthétique
Nut Width: 1.650" (42 mm)
Position Inlays: Incrustation de points.
Truss Rod Nut: Ecrou hexagonal ajustable 3/16" (0,48cm)

Electronics

Electronics
Bridge Pickup: JZHB Humbucking
Neck Pickup: JZHB Humbucking
Controls: Volume général, tonalité générale
Pickup Switching: Sélecteur à 3 positions. Position 1 : micro chevalet. Position 2 : micro central. Position 3 : Micro manche.
Pickup Configuration: H/H

Hardware

Hardware
Bridge: Adjusto-Matic; Chevalet Vintage de type "Floatant" avec vibrato et système de blocage
Hardware Finish: Chromé
Tuning Machines: Vintage-Style
Pickguard: None

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous
Strings: Fender® USA Super 250L's, NPS (.009-.042 Tirants)
Unique Features: Humbucking Jazzmaster Pickups, Semi-Hollow Body, Unique Shape
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